3.2 – The “Monkey Master” fable

March 2nd, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution. Be inspired! Be coordinated! And take action! ማጭበርበርና ማስፈራራት ፤ ሁለቱ የአምባገነን መሣሪያዎች In the feudal state of Chu an old man survived by keeping monkeys in his service. The people of Chu called … Continue reading »

3.1 – Why do people fear, endorse or obey a dictator?

March 1st, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution. Be inspired! Be coordinated! And take action! How to Overcome Dictator-phobia In virtually all cases in history a dictator was allowed to be a dictator until someone stood up and said, “Enough.” BEKA! This … Continue reading »